Breath of the Wild Confirmed as a Switch Launch Title

Breath of the Wild Confirmed as a Switch Launch Title

After many rumors that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild would not be a Nintendo Switch launch title, fans can breathe a little easier. At the end of the Nintendo Switch presentation, Nintendo confirmed that Breath of the Wild will launch alongside the Switch on March 3.

An exciting new trailer preceded the news. Take a look.

If that trailer isn’t enough to excite you, perhaps Nintendo’s official description of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will:

Prepare for the biggest Legend of Zelda adventure yet, with an open-air style that breaks new boundaries while honoring the origins of the acclaimed series. Explore a world of unprecedented size and discover more than 100 puzzle-filled Shrines of Trials, plus a wide variety of weapons, outfits and gear. Players won’t want to stop playing, and they won’t have to since Nintendo Switch allows them to continue the adventure anywhere, anytime.

In addition to the standard edition, two other editions of Breath of the Wild will be available.

Special Edition ($99.99)

  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • A Nintendo Switch Sheikah Slate Carrying Case
  • Sheikah Eye Collectible Coin
  • Relic of Hyrule: Calamity Ganon Tapestry and Weather-Worn Map
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Sound Selection CD

Master Edition ($129.99)

  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • A Nintendo Switch Sheikah Slate Carrying Case
  • Sheikah Eye Collectible Coin
  • Relic of Hyrule: Calamity Ganon Tapestry and Weather-Worn Map
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Sound Selection CD
  • Master Sword of Resurrection figure

 

Nintendo also repeated Breath of the Wild’s compatibility with the Zelda 30th Anniversary amiibo, the Wolf Link amiibo, and the three announced Breath of the Wild amiibo: Link (Rider), Link (Archer), and Guardian. New Zelda and Bokoblin amiibo will be made, as well.

The new amiibo will be sold for $15.99, although the larger Guardian amiibo will be $19.99 instead.

Remember, you’ll be able to enjoy The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on March 3, for both the Wii U and the Switch. Are you excited for Link’s newest adventure?

Samantha is a published horror and fantasy writer, a professional freelance writer, and a longtime gamer. As a result, writing about games is one of her favorite activities. She likes a wide range of genres, especially RPGs, survival horror, and visual novels. More information can be found at her website: http://www.samanthalienhard.com/

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